Skip to main content

About your Search

20120925
20121003
STATION
CNN 7
CNNW 7
WBAL (NBC) 6
MSNBC 5
MSNBCW 5
KNTV (NBC) 4
CNBC 3
WRC (NBC) 3
KPIX (CBS) 2
KQED (PBS) 2
KRCB (PBS) 2
WTTG (FOX) 2
FBC 1
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 65
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 65 (some duplicates have been removed)
KICU
Sep 30, 2012 1:30am PDT
nyguen is one of those students he has a bachelors in computer science and you would think in silicon valley that would all but guarantee you a job. minh nyguen sjsu graduate:"so now i'm back at it looking for a job again looking for anything web related. web testing or anything." despite nyguen's difficulty finding a job ... the unemployment rate is dropping. according to the california employment development department the jobless rate went down from 8.8 percent in july to 8.5 percent in august in the south bay. last year the average was 9.7 percent. susan rockwell is assistant director for employment services at the san jose state career center. susan rockwell assistant director for employment services at the career center "i think it is easier than it was a year ago because the job market has improved then what it was a year ago. i also think that it depends on how much time a student invests in it. so if you're really invested and you're putting your full time efforts into finding a position you're probably gonna find one faster than someone who is spending a little bit of time."
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. especially in critical areas that turned up in that new staffing report. subjects like math, computer science, science areas like physics and chemistry, special- education, english as a second language, and world languages. this math teacher is evidence of what is possible. >> i love where i am. love teaching and i love the building and in. the kids are great. i like it a lot. >> he got his start with a baltimore county scholarship to encourage high school students to choose a teaching career. >> we think is really cool a former graduate our school would be able to come back and be a teacher. the faculty is very excited about it. especially teachers to have him as a student here. >> more than 100 high-school students are setting their sights on teaching. >> i demand -- there already planning lessons and designing activities and it's really nice. >> the state is going after people who would consider teaching as a second career. to see the entire report, log onto our web site, wbaltv.com, and click on education. >> foreign-policy is the focus in tonight pasqua been 20 will report. >> how the ca
KRON
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> governor brown visited the google headquarters to sign a bill that allows a global driverless cars one step closer to our roads. >>pam: a few other new laws signed today. a new plan for state parks in the wake of plant closures and the scandal. those stories and more coming up at 5:30 p.m.. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>dan: we are following breaking this tonight, reggie kumar is live on the scene in oakland where a pregnant woman was injured in a shooting. >>reggie: we're hearing reports that a pregnant wom
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of the gamin debate is in the hands of the 9% of people who are undecided. john's hopkins political science professor explains how the partnership would benefit if it goes through. >> if questions 7 succeeds, then he cuts his losses in half. pen national will take half the loss. cortish is a developer. if he will continue to develop, he needs operating capital. he can sell half of it to pen national, he has capital. >> that deal would have to be approved by the maryland state lottery agency. pen national will have to sell its other christina. companies cannot have an ownership stake of more than 5% in more than one can see no -- than one casino. it the election were held today, but 1% said they would vote to keep the same-sex marriage law on the books. 6% remain undecided. mayor stephanie rawlings blake called the voters and urge them to support the same-sex marriage measure. she joined with volunteers at campaign headquarters. at long debated issue will appear as question no. 6 on the november ballot. >> more than 12,000 maryland jobs could be a dent in jeopardy at congressional leaders re
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
katie club. we will tell you the warning science of bullying and how to intervene if your child is being harassed at school. a show every parent needs to watch. that's later on katie. >> that is 4:00 today here on abc 2. coming up, dramatic video to bring you this morning, you don't want to miss this. a massive fire caught on camera. how long crews had to work to get this mess under control. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine. jet-dry rinses away residues fo
Current
Sep 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
for a politician. >> bill: jerry brown. >> we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. a self driving car. >> bill: i would be scared to death to know that there is a self driving car -- >> you can ride shotgun and drink. >> i love it. >> bill: take me home, please. >> i mean, could you drink if the car is driving? i would imagine not. >> no that has to do if there is an open container law in the state. but i think it's a cool concept -- >> bill: yeah in science fiction books. >> it could be cool. >> bill: how does it work? >> it uses gps -- >> bill: so you punch it in -- >> yeah. >> bill: think of all of the things that could go wrong. i'm driving down the baltimore, washington parkway yesterday, and there is a deer in the road. how is that freaking car going to see that -- >> in theory there is radar on the front bumper -- >> but when it screws up you say fickle non-driver. [ laughter ] >> you have to have some faith in science. >> bill: i have faith in science. i open the airplane windows like romney. [ laughter ] >> bill: neil king is with us and el
Current
Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. if you have an opinion, you better back it up. >>eliot spitzer takes on politics. >>science and republicans do not mix. >>now it's your turn at the only online forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> eliot: this week marks the annual clinton global initiative conference featuring speeches and panels from some of the most prominent panels in the world. one of those panels was titled women in the economy. joining us now is sheri blair who has had a distinguished career in england, and is the developer of your foundation. thank you for being here. >> it's delightful to be here. >> eliot: give us a scope of your foundation. >> we try to help people particularly in the middle east africa, and asia expand and grow their businesses so they can help themselves their families, and the wider community. i strongly believe a woman who has economic power and has her own money also has a voice in the community. >> eliot: so this is part of a larger social transformation that you believe will follow if the role of women is fundamentally alter
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
could save lives. >> today we're looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: despite the notion he's an old retread, governor jerry brown arrived at google's headquarters in a self-driving car to accelerate california's leadership in self-driverless cars. google has lost 300,000 miles in this new technology. a new law allows driverless cars on the public roads as long as there's a licensed driver behind the wheel. it directs the dmv to adopt regulations. the governor signed the legislation in front of an audience of google employees. google co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i don't want to over promise right now. we have some pretty ambitious targets. you can see them stressing and looking at me. >> reporter: but he did say five years or less and he believes it will save lives. 99% of all traffic and fatal accidents are caused by human error. >> i expect driverless cars will be far safer. >> reporter: with cameras and scanner laser it opens the possibility of the blind driving. cutting down
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
way. and there's a great quote on this, you have to build the science of human relationships. and it is a science. maybe somebody should talk to the president and say, look, this is a scice tmaster. i do think, mika,his afedernance at home and abroad. i do think there is too much anecdotal evidence. talked about the senate democratic caucus and iust read thesila98 rounds of golf. anybody play golf with the guy? and nobody. >> nobody. because he doesn't -- he doesn't do the -- >> you think he should be having deep and intense meetings with nenyah >> tce6: the morning, i don't know if you think i'm a 3-year-old, but i'm not even going to waste my breath at 6:18 in the morning answering these false connections. but i will tell you what he needs to do. >>t's also aalse argument. >> it's not a false argunt, mi it's a matter of history. >> when he totally trumps romney completely in that. >> can i ask you a question? >> no. >> i'm going to ask you a question. hothn- >> you want to hear? >> i think this is how we help the middle east is i think we need to get somof these pills from
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
university is helping a program by awarding grant money to baltimore elementary schools. the national science foundation will award the funds over a five-year period and partnership with the schools. it will help 1300 students in grades three through five improve science and math education. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> there is a busy ride out there. if you're traveling in the next few minutes, delays forming on southbound 795. they form from white marsh and continue down to the beltway. reid 7, philadelphia road and ridge road, watch for an accident in rosedale. 22 miles per hour on the west side outer loop. eastbound i-70 from 32 all way towards 29, expect delays. another one coming in on westbound 100 and oakwood road, creating a big backup approaching route 10. six miles per hour there. pretty heavy south of this exit. south of the beltway or these, these delays continue from white marsh down to the 895 split. tony, over to you. >> we are off to a nice start. plenty of sunshine out there. winds have shifted to the southwest. 48 in jarrettsville. you want to take in ligh
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
's hire 100,000 new math and science teachers. let's continue to focus on early childhood education, makes a big difference particularly for kids who are low income. part of our race to the top, one of the dropout factories out there, a couple of thousand schools where we know they are really underperforming and let's transform those schools. >> in your state of the union, you said i'm putting you on notice, colleges, if you don't refuse this tuition, you're going to see your funding drop. do you see any indication of change, that they have listened to that threat? >> the biggest problem we have with tuition, especially public universities is that state legislators have been shifting priorities. you've got to do your part and prioritize this, how well your state does is going to depend on how well your workforce is educated. but what we have also seen is schools starting to do something about costs. >> and one more note, governor romney mentioned to you, brian, that he supports pay for performance for teachers and he also supports income situations. >> all of this brings us to the woman wh
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
anything to do with the satellite glitch in the michael sync report. we want to give your science geek viewers an update what is going on. you are among our most favorite viewers by the way so here's an update. nasa rover curiosity that landed early last month is making pretty big progress. curiosity using the robotic arm to a martian rock. first time that happened according to scientists. a laser on the end of this arm we're looking at in this picture zapped the rock and analyzed its composition. and then the rover took off on its longest drive, so far, 140 feet, which might not sound like a lot but this is taking place on mars, folks. of course the big work still lies ahead. the rover slowly but surely making its way to the foothills of a giant mountain, mount sharp. about six miles from where the roof very is right now. there is belief there is evidence of water at the base of that mountain that water once existed there and perhaps that could mean life once existed there too. the rover could start making its way toward mount sharp by the end of the year. we'll keep you posted on the
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
x-ray, please! [ nurse ] i'm a nurse. i believe in the power of science and medicine. but i'm also human. and i believe in stacking the deck. [ female announcer ] to nurses everywhere, thank you, from johnson & johnson. nature valley trail mix bars are made with real ingredients you can see. like whole roasted nuts, chewy granola, and real fruit. nature valley trail mix bars. 100% natural. 100% delicious. side by side so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] >>> in northern ireland, thousands of people are marching through bellfast the signing of a prounion document. there are fears this could inflame tensions between catholics and protestants and police are stationed along the parade route to prevent any violence. >>> closer to home now, officials in michigan say they'll soon know if soil samples taken beneath a sto
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm EDT
to other developed countries. the u.s. ranks 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math. how to fix the education system was front and center in chicago this month as teachers walked off the job over issues of longer school days, merit pay and teacher evaluations. education reform is an issue in the presidential campaign. president obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, both favor expanding charter schools, support standardized tests and want more accountability from teachers and principals. but the two men have significant disagreements. >> i think some of the main differences between governor romney and president obama when it comes to education come in the area of school choice. governor romney sees a really robust rule for school choice and school improvement whereas president obama like a lot of democrats has been skeptical of vouchers. >> reporter: romney supports taking federal dollars for educating special needs and low income families, known as title i funds and giving them directly to parents in the form of vouchers. although romney avoids using that word. >> fo
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense from td ameritra. veor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. look! she wears the scarlet markings! your kind is not welcome here! nor your odd predilections! miracle whip is tangy and sweet, not odd. [ man ] it's evil! if you'd try it, you'd know. she speaketh the truth! [ crowd gasps ] [ man ] reverend? ♪ can i have some? ♪ >>> anothebig indication of why repuicans should b the indiana senate race is in play for a seat held by senator richard lugar since 1977. the democratic candidate is joe donly. he leads by three points in the inteal poll conducted by glob stregou now mower dock defeated richard lugar in a primary and made clear he had no interest in negotiating with democrats or anybody. >> to me the highligh
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is a wonderful career to embark upon. >> math is just one critical area. there's a need in computer science, it's areas like chemistry and physics, a special-education, english as a second language and world bank which is. just down the hall here, is the teacher academy of maryland or high school teachers get a test of the real world. >> they go through a series of courses that helps them decide if they're interested in this profession. >> most have already made up their minds. >> you get a head start. the things we're doing now, you would do as a freshman in college. it is amazingly have this opportunity in our education system. we are ahead of everyone else and can go into college with a head start. >> it was really fun getting to work with the kids and getting to know them. >> school officials say there is a shortage of male and minority teachers as well. to see the entire staffing report, go to our web site and click on "education of our." schools in baltimore county just got $7 million stronger. part of a grant from johns hopkins university. the university partnerships will include 1600 st
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
on facebook. we're back in one-half hour with another update. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a tuesday morning, september 25th, 2012. nice morning here in the northeast. meanwhile inside studio 1a time for the old wind machine, but enough about savannah. we have got -- >> oh, you did not! >> we've got day two of "ask away today." that's the wind machine filled with questions. i'm going to jump in there in a couple minutes, pick a couple out and quiz my companions. >> i've got a question for. why are you so mean? >> i'm not mean. >> what's wrong with you? >> the nfl refs have me on the edge. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. also ahead, your interview with the president. >> we talked about education and the problems facing our nation's schools and al
CNBC
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> there ar lot of things that are right in the world today. it is a friday. the refs are back at work in the nfl. and on this last day of the third quarter the dow and s&p ontrack for the best monthly gain since june. this is the fourth month in a row. the big boy this morning the k shields and mainstay investments subsidiaries of new york life celebrating a recent launch of the mainstay municipal opportunities fund. with the nasdaq, starbucks celebrating a third anniversary. the instant coffee and recent launch of its system for at home brewing which by all accounts is getting off to a good start. >> yes. a big leadership conference coming up at starbucks. i believe in howard schultz. came on our show. i like this product. i like the fact europe might be turning. mostly i like the fact that when he gave one of these big meetings in new orleans a couple years ago, to get united states jump-started, it worked. i think he's got a clear bet. i like starbucks. >> you mentioned the possibility of europe turning. t
CNBC
Sep 25, 2012 3:00pm EDT
science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> time for the countdown. we started without you. we're already having this conversation. it's back to volume again. right now as the markets are -- the selloff is intensifying here. this will be the worst day we've seen for the three major averages roughly in two months. so going back to july. >> and things really worsened at the end of the day here. that's when you saw the heavy selling come in. final half an hour. >> i don't know. coincidence or not, show the next one. gold, oil, and the dow. all three started selling off about the same time. it was about noon eastern when we started to get more pictures coming from madrid and the protests there. >> and it looked like the protesting was intensifying. you had cops pushing back protesters. >> much bigger, much more violent than was anticipated. gold, i will say, gold options were going off the board today. you saw it was backing away from 1800. a lot of those 1800 calls going by the wayside. the selling was intensifying because of that. here's the dow heat map. here's where any str
CNBC
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm EDT
each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> tomorrow, a double dose. >>> finally today, my observation on savers versus spenders. it is good news, as we spoke about earlier, that we are seeing a generational shift happening on the heels of the financial cry sisisis. younger people are spending less. the unintended consequences of all of the free money and stimulus from the federal reserve. these young savers are being hurt by artificially low interest rates. i've always been a big saver. my mother drilled into me the dangers of leaving yourself vulnerable if life throws you a curveball like losing your job or god forbid an illness. i have always been one to save first and spend later. no doubt about it. that's who i am. today's youngsters have learned from their parents to do the same after witnessing job cuts and foreclosed homes firsthand. as the fed keeps pumping money to save the economic recovery and makes these promises to keep rates at rock bottom levels until at least 2015, those people are losing money, just by keeping it in ro
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. sleep train's inveis ending soon. sale save 10%, 20%, even 35% on a huge selection of simmons and sealy clearance mattresses. get 2 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. even get free delivery! sleep train stacks the savings high to keep the prices low. but hurry, the inventory clearance sale is ending soon. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> so last week the actor rob lowe tweeted out that he thought i was a lefty who was using this show to help president obama, carry the water for him were his words. his comments surprised me because when i interviewed him a couple years ago we really hit it off. you may have seen us on friday when we showed you that special moment. after me
Current
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm PDT
't understand it. i don't understand it. science has been rejected on so many counts and things like the clean water act which make sense. before the clean water act was passed, the quality of water was governed by each state individually. and it wasn't working. rivers were catching on fire. the clean water act was passed. there were federal regulations governing the quality of our water. and things got a lot better and now we want to go back to how it was before which is clearly a system that doesn't work. >> eliot: it is staggering when you recognize how much the political debate has shift in the wrong direction. when it comes to water, what are you telling people to organize, how can they build another base of support to take actions that are needed not only to protect the oceans that you focus on and talk about so eloquently but also domestically, our internal water sources, what should people be doing? >> the united states has a great water crisis on its hands and i think we all need to be mindful of where our water
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> bill: campaign 2012 segment tonight. go to political guy scott rasmussen and dr. larry sabato have been listening to the first three blocks of the factor. scott joins us from asbury park, new jersey doctor from washington. your tracking poll has the race tied. if you believe all the news reports today the president is way ahead in ohio, florida and other swing states. what's the truth? >> the way i see it, the race is close. it is not a blowout. it's certainly not over. but there is a big difference between saying well, the president is not far ahead and saying mitt romney is going to do just fine. right now the numbers show that mitt romney is trailing. and our polls in florida by point -- florida by 2 points and ohio by a point. he does have some ground to make up but very little. >> i want to be very very clear here. in the rasmussen poll in florida, the president is up by 2, not 10. 2. >> correct. >> bill: and ohio n. ohio the president is up by 1. both within a margin of error a dead
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
there's a lot of science happening here. this is a live picture from san bruno looking out toward mt. diablo. you can see the marine layer, yeah, it's forced down by high pressure. high pressure just pushing it down. what's interesting about fog is it actually clears from the top down. so this is what it looks like at the surface. you have very, very low visibility this morning. thick patches of fog up an down the peninsula. travel cautiously. mike is checking on the drive. he'll be back in just a moment with the latest. the deepest pockets are headed over in gilroy. quarter mile visibility in santa rosa and napa. so this morning temperatures are cool to start. dress for the two separate parts of the day. concord 54 degrees, 48 in santa ros rosa. headed towards the 80s by lunchtime in some cities. i want to step out of the way. you'll notice that counterclockwise swirl. look at that organized high pressure. this is slated to bring us our first fall showers. very significant system and it's gaining organization every time i check. before it arrives, though, it's going to push this big
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
checking us out on facebook. back in haf hour. an rc robotic claw. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ ♪ >>> that's psy's gangnam style. it turned him into an overnight sensation here in the u.s. guess what. he's back home now in south korea. and as you can see, his fans loved him there. we're going to hear from psy about his triumphant home coming in a little while. >> why not. why do you think we do these stories? there's only one reason. >> to embarrass me. >> well, to embarrass ourselves and to get you to do the gangnam style. >> no. >> we need a hash tag, matt does the gangnam style today. >> you hold your breath and we'll see what happens. >> in the meantime, we'll move on. >>> we're going to meet a couple who
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
know, a lot of e-mail, i guess what she is trying to do now is setting up a science fair in conjunction with the visit. she's gotten together ten to 12 others around the state and country and raised money of sponsors and trying to use the visit as an excuse to sort of change the culture and change the dialogue of how things get taught in the classroom and her district. >> i so love what you are doing. i want to know where you put it in new york city down midtown manhattan in the middle of the u.n. and clinton global initiative and everything else happening here this week. you can't cross the street. >> we came to be at the education nation summit and didn't realize they were also happening the same week. we tried to drive through midtown once and said, no thank you. the truck is out where it's slightly more open. >> well, spark truck is a great project. i don't know what is your future as you head back to the west coast eventually but we thank you and all the school districts across the country thank you and i know it's exciting for both of you. jason and eugene, let's stay in touch. >>
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 11:00am PDT
science professor in virginia. thank you so much for your time. we have romney and obama in virginia right now. we have this segment called purple rain for a rain. it's solidly purple, and this is an interesting race for many reasons in virginia. what are you watching? >> the problem in virginia for the romney campaign is they're on the defensive on all the issues, on the economy, women's issues, national security, all of issues that are important they're on the defensive right now. they don't have an issue opening to press the obama campaign on in virginia. they're behind on the economy, which was supposed to be president obama's weakness. so i think they're really in trouble in virginia. we've seen a slip on the part of the romney campaign since the convention, so whatever that convention bounces, it turned into a convention slide in virginia. we have a series of polls out now that show the gap widening between obama and romney. i think the romney campaign needs to find an opening, a gap to shoot in virginia on that issue. they need to press that gap. >> it's interesting you say that the
PBS
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: israel's prime minister warned again today that iran is well on its way to creating a nuclear weapon and said the world needs to act. benjamin netanyahu spoke at the united nations. as he has often before, netanyahu condemned iran and its nuclear program, and called on other leaders to do the same. >> at stake is not merely the future of my country. at stake is the future of the world. and nothing could imperil our common future more than the arming of iran with nuclear weapons. >> woodruff: the israeli prime minister said the hour is, quote, "getting late" to stop iran as it continues its nuclear work. >> i speak about it now because the iranian nuclear calendar doesn't take time out for anyone or for anything. i speak about it now because when it c
Current
Sep 25, 2012 3:00am PDT
will incorporate much more music into his skits as he introduced more concepts around science technology engineering and math. the new elmo skits will be slightly longer going about 11 minutes and geared toward older preschool age children whereas before, they were just targeting kids up to 2 years old. they're talking about engineering and math. >> bill: i don't know, man. if it ain't broke, don't fix it. you know what? you start messing with elmo, my grandchildren are going to be really pissed. yeah, they are. leave elmo the way elmo is. >> save elmo. >> bill: let elmo be elmo. all right. hey, what do you say? want to start out today talking about where we are in this presidential election and i'm getting worried. i'm really, really getting worried. here's what i'm worried about. and you tell me if you're worried about the same thing. i'm not so much worried that president obama is going to win. i'm worried that democrats are going to start taking this thing for granted. i've seen democrats blow two -- i've been arou
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> yeah. >> 17th in science. 14th in reading, and yet the u.s. spends just about as much as any other country per pupil. people are wondering what are we spending our money on then? >> well, you know, part of the problem we've got is we've got a very diverse country compared to some of the smaller countries where all the kids are coming to school pretty well prepared. they are not hungry. they are not poor. in our country, you know, we've got poor kids and some kids who have deep troubles at home, but there's no doubt that we can step up our game, and this is a big argument and a big difference that i've got with governor romney in this election, because they talk a good game about reform, but when you actually look at their budgets, they are talking about slashing our investment in education by 20%, 25%. we've already seen 300,000 teachers that have been fired across the country, and as a consequence class sizes have gone up by 5%. >> let me ask you about no child left behind. the administration has granted waivers to states because congress hasn't amended the law, allows them to not
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
compared to other countries. the u.s. ranks 14th in reading, 17th in science, 25th in math. how to fix the education system was front and center in chicago this month, as teachers walked off the job over issues of longer school days, merit pay, and teacher evaluations. education reform is an issue in the campaign. president obama and mitt romney both favor expanding charter schools, support standardized tests and want more accountability from teachers and prince palace. the two men have significant disagreements. >> i think the main differences when it comes to education come in the area of school choice. gochler romney sees a robust role in choice. president obama has been skeptical of vouchers. >> reporter: romney supports taking federal dollars, title i funds, and giving them to parents in the form of vouchers. >> for the first time in history, federal education funds will be linked to the student, so that parents can send their child to any public or charter school of their choice. >> reporter: the obama administration is staunchly opposed. why not expand vouchers? give parents mor
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
of the college of arts and sciences at the university of southern california, an expert on biological clocks. good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> i am good. i must say that your most creative at 9 p.m. was most surprising to me. by 9 p.m. i am exhausted. >> yes. what we're learning from research over the last few years is really our bodies are an orchestra of different biological rhythms coordinated by a central clock in the brain. we're able to perform different tachks optimally at different times of the take. the creative aspect of the 9 p.m. comes from a combination of being a little bit sleepy and what research has shown us is that kind of state enables us to be more creative and less held down by our common worries of the day. >> interesting. why is it best to have a difficult conversation in the morning? >> that i think comes from research that shows us that we have quite strong 24 hour rhythms in our cognitive abilities to our abilities to perform computation, complex tasks, all of that tends to start to peak from the middle of the morning through to the middle of the after
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 65 (some duplicates have been removed)